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Conjunctions archive

Call Number: Ms-2005-14
Abstract: This collection contains author files, correspondence, edited setting copies, first author's corrected galleys, publisher's corrected galleys, various sets of corrected editorial galleys and proofs, second proofs, final mock-ups, many original typescripts and some xeroxes either with original holograph corrections by the author, editor, and/or printer, bluelines and camera-ready materials. The material dates from 1970 to 2008, with the bulk from 1990 to 2007.
Dates: 1970-2008, bulk 1990-2007

Scott Corbett papers

Call Number: Ms-2008-019
Abstract: The Scott Corbett papers contain a variety of material related to his career as a writer as well as personal memorabilia from his childhood and service in the United States Army during World War II. These papers also include Elizabeth Corbett’s personal and business papers and artwork by the illustrator and author Don Freeman.
Dates: 1884-1984, bulk 1941-1971

Sonia H. and Nathaniel A. Davis papers

Call Number: MS-2012-003
Overview: Consists of correspondence, manuscripts, personal and administrative records, printed materials, photographs, ephemera, and a few artifacts belonging to or associated with Nathaniel A. Davis (1866-1945) and his wife Sonia H. Davis (1883-1972). Mr. Davis, of Jewish and Portuguese heritage, was writer, editor, educator, social activist, entrepreneur, world traveler, publisher, journalist and founder of Planetaryan, a humanitarian organization devoted to world peace....
Dates: 1879-1972, bulk 1930-1965

Edward D. Pacheco collection on Beat Poets

Call Number: ms.2015.025
Overview: The Edward D. Pacheco Collection on Beat Poets is comprised of materials related to three influential members of the Beat Movement: William S. Burroughs, Herbert Huncke, and Brion Gysin.
Dates: 1962-2013

Kenneth W. Faig, Jr. archive on Robert H. Barlow

Call Number: Ms-2018-019
Overview: The materials in this collection were compiled by Kenneth W. Faig, Jr. during 1970-1975 while conducting research for a biography of Robert H. Barlow. The materials include: microfilm of Barlow's literary and scholarly papers made by Barlow's friend George T. Smisor; copies of letters to his brother Wayne Everett Barlow and other family members; photographs of Barlow as a child and his homes; research correspondence with George T. Smisor, E. Hoffman Price, Thomas Hart Benton, and Roy A. Squires...
Dates: 1876-1973, (bulk 1932-1973)

John Wheelwright papers

Call Number: Ms-79-1-TEMP
Overview: The papers of John Brooks Wheelwright consist of fifteen linear feet of manuscripts containing approximately 15,000 items. The correspondence, poetry, essays, literary manuscripts, and personal materials which make up this collection illustrate not merely Wheelwright's own wide ranging interests, but the social, political, and literary temper of America during the twenty year period following 1920. Literature, art, architecture, and religion were early and lasting influences on Wheelwright...
Dates: 1920-1940

Robin Moore papers

Call Number: MS-2011-046
Overview: These are the personal papers and manuscripts of American writer Robert Lowell "Robin" Moore, Jr. best known for his books The Green Berets, The French Connection: A True Account of Cops, Narcotics, and International Conspiracy, and The Happy Hooker: My Own Story. He also kept a detailed diary of his trip to Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) during April 1979 and about which he later wrote...
Dates: 1916-2009, bulk 1960-2009

Bradford Morrow papers

Call Number: Ms-2005-15
Overview: The Bradford Morrow papers include manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence, notebooks and research materials, including books, related to Morrow's novels, poems, essays and other writings, as well as writings by Martine Bellen, Don DeLillo, Patrick McGrath and Geoffrey O'Brien. The papers also include some of Morrow's personal notebooks, diaries and photographs, and materials from Bradford Morrow Bookseller and Conjunctions Magazine. Most of the materials are...
Dates: 1912-2001, bulk 1973-2001

Richard Uhlig collection for a study of hereditary, psychosocial and environmental variables associated with alcohol abuse among 20th-century American writers

Call Number: MS-2014-014
Overview: The collection consists principally of background materials—clippings, photocopies, etc.—compiled between 1984 and 1987, concerning individual novelists, poets, and playwrights born between 1885 and 1914 and deceased as of 1984, identified as having been to some degree abusers of alcohol, to be compared with other writers identified as non-abusers. Also includes materials relating to the design of survey instruments and databases; the compiler’s grant application submitted to the National...
Dates: 1984-1987

Karl Edward Wagner papers

Call Number: Ms-2002-002
Overview: The Karl Edward Wagner papers contain fiction and nonfiction manuscripts, correspondence, and financial records. The material dates from 1968 through 1994.
Dates: circa 1968-1994